Author: Andy (212.1.84.---)
Date: 02-05-06 17:32
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Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of
courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed
the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel
is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest.
If the dull substance of my flesh were thought,
Injurious distance should not stop my way;
For then despite of space I would be brought,
From limits far remote, where thou dost stay.
No matter then although my foot did stand
Upon the farthest earth remov'd from thee;
For nimble thought can jump both sea and land,
As soon as think the place where he would be.
But, ah! thought kills me that I am not thought,
To leap large lengths of miles when thou art gone,
But that so much of earth and water wrought,
I must attend, time's leisure with my moan;
Receiving nought by elements so slow
But heavy tears, badges of either's woe.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every
T. S. Eliot